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Decatur

Decatur

Broadcast: November 30, 1950
Added: Nov 25 2016

Today's story tells the tale of an American naval officer, Stephen Decatur. As every American knows, Decatur was one of the first heroes of the Navy, winning his fame against the Pirates of Tripoli, which was called the greatest little engagement in naval history. His father was of the Navy also, and in so devoting his life at that early stage of our countries history, Stephen was not only following in family tradition, he was also founding the traditions of the greatest Navy in the world...